The Department of Health Care Management and Organizational Leadership provides graduate-level training for health care and business leaders.
- The master of science in organizational leadership is a 33-credit program designed to foster growth in contemporary business principles and develop effective leadership skills.
- Students pursuing the masters in business administration health care management track are prepared for the "business" of health care, including a comprehensive understanding of the organization and financing of the American health care system; assessing the health of populations; and, legal issues in the daily operations of health care organizations including compliance issues.
- Offered jointly by the School of Business and the School of Law, this certificate program trains health care compliance officers.
- This certificate program trains students to be licensed nursing home administrators in the state of Connecticut.
Careers in Health Care Management
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, "employment of medical and health services managers is expected to grow by 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations."
"Careers in Health Care Management: Perspectives from the Field"
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Outside the Classroom
QU-American College of Health Care Executives, Student Chapter
The graduate health care management program in the School of Business is part of the American College of Healthcare Executives Higher Education Network, a professional society with more than 30,000 health care executives who lead top hospitals and health care organizations throughout the United States.
The organization allows Quinnipiac's health care management graduate students to career-network both internally and externally and develop leadership skills through organizing a student chapter of ACHE. It also provides excellent links to the outside community through the Connecticut and national chapters of ACHE, furthering student training in health care management positions and enlightening students about different career possibilities. Students have access to job opportunities posted on the ACHE site along with contact with health care professionals as mentors.
If you are interested in joining, please contact:
Angela Mattie, associate professor of management and chair of the department of health care compliance and organizational leadership, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Health Care Management and Organizational Leadership faculty brings a wealth of business knowledge and experience to the classroom.